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    Capt. Arad Chikering Balch

    Capt. Arad Chikering Balch

    Male 1823 - 1903  (79 years)

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    • Name Arad Chikering Balch  [1
      Title Capt. 
      Born 30 Nov 1823  Athens, Windham, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
      Gender Male 
      Election 28 Mar 1848  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Constable
      Occupation Oct 1848  Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      was made Postmasterhttp://www.infomi.com/city/dowagiac/;Click this link for info 
      Census 1850  Placerville, El Dorado, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Mining in CA for gold in 1850
      Election Apr 1855  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      • Constable
      Occupation 25 Jan 1856  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      Meat Market 
      Milit-Beg 03 Oct 1861  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      • Entered service in company G. 13th Infantry, at organization, as Captain, age 37. Commissioned 10/3/1861. Mustered 1/17/1862. Resigned 1/20/1863.
        Arad was in command of his company at the battles of Shiloh, Stevenson, Perryville and Stone River in the Civil War.
      Milit-End 20 Jan 1863 
      Census 06 Jul 1870  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Census 1880  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Will Feb 1899  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Census 1900  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Misc Event 27 Feb 1850-12/20/1851  Cold Springs, El Dorado, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Left for California to Mine for Gold
      Occupation Farmer  [7
      Died 17 Nov 1903  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8
      Arad C. Balch's death certficate
      Arad C. Balch's death certficate
      Buried 19 Nov 1903  Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Grave of Arad and Elizabeth Balch
      Grave of Arad and Elizabeth Balch
      Notes 
      • put add in Newspaper||Insurance Agent [5]
      • Went West in the Gold Rush
      Person ID I79  My Family Tree
      Last Modified 15 Feb 2010 

      Father Nathaniel Balch,   b. 03 Dec 1779, Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1857, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
      Mother Sarah Bennet,   b. 20 Aug 1781, Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1876, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
      Married 19 Sep 1805  Grafton, Windham, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
      Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Elizabeth Olivia Emerson,   b. 18 Feb 1829, Plainfield, Sullivan, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Mar 1912, Eden, Mason, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
      Married 20 Apr 1853  Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
      Children 
      +1. Emerson Bennett Balch,   b. 26 Mar 1854, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1941, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
      +2. Frank Chickering Balch,   b. 04 Oct 1855, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1899, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
       3. Sallie Olivia Balch,   b. 17 Oct 1857, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1861, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
       4. Daniel Wilie Balch,   b. 17 Oct 1859, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1861, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
       5. Lucy Josephine Balch,   b. 18 Jul 1861, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Feb 1864, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
       6. Grace Elizabeth Balch,   b. 11 Jun 1865, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1871, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
       7. Guy T Balch,   b. 31 Oct 1866, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1871, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
      +8. Glenn Edward Balch,   b. 11 Mar 1869, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1944, 12 Lenox Place, New Brighton, Richmond, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
       9. Ralph Emerson Balch,   b. 31 Jan 1873, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1967, Brevard Hospital, Melbourne, Brevard, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
      Last Modified 27 Apr 2017 
      Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1823 - Athens, Windham, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsElection - 28 Mar 1848 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsOccupation - was made Postmasterhttp://www.infomi.com/city/dowagiac/;Click this link for info - Oct 1848 - Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Placerville, El Dorado, California, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Apr 1853 - Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsElection - Apr 1855 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsOccupation - Meat Market - 25 Jan 1856 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMilit-Beg - 03 Oct 1861 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - 06 Jul 1870 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsWill - Feb 1899 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMisc Event - 27 Feb 1850-12/20/1851 - Cold Springs, El Dorado, California, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 1903 - Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Nov 1903 - Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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    • Photos
      Arad Balch
      Arad Balch
      Arad Balch's Civil War Photo

    • Sources 
      1. [S65] Glenn Edward Balch's Birth Certificate, (New York Times).

      2. [S17] Balch Bible.

      3. [S187] A journal of travels to and from California with f, John T. Clapp, (The Kalamazoo Public MuseumKalamazoo, MI1977).

      4. [S101] 1900 Census.

      5. [S178] Kalamazoo Gazette.

      6. [S147] Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Ci, Brig. Gen. Geo. H. Brown, Adjutant General, (Ihling Bros. & EverardKalamazoo, MI).

      7. [S146] http://www.multimag.com/city/mi/dowagiac.

      8. [S126] Arad's Deatth Cetificate.

      9. [S92] Nathaniel and Sally Marriager Records.

      10. [S41] Town of Oxford, George F. Daniels, (Published by the author in co-operation with the twon).

      11. [S40] Arad C. Balch and Elizabeth Emerson's marriage cer.